No Larkin about: Colin Larkin - scorer of two first half goals for RCA - makes a driving run.
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Goal scorers - RCA: Larkin (2); O'Neill; McNab. North Shields: Holmes; McFarlane.
After two weeks without a match due to the postponement of last Saturday's fixture at Dunston, Sunderland RCA were back in action this afternoon, with third-placed North Shields the visitors to Meadow Park.
RCA made two changes to the side narrowly beaten at home by Whitley Bay a fortnight ago, with Colin Larkin and Clayton Davis replacing James Armstrong and Reece Noble.
The two sides lined up as follows:
RCA: Finch; Davis; McNab; Preston; Swansbury (c); Hodgson; Charlton; Page; O'Neill; Larkin; Callen.
North Shields: McCafferty; Robson; Summerly; Ormston; Pell (c); Dodds; McFarlane; Foster; Harmison; Richardson; Holmes.